The Shire of Esperance is currently considering the development of a small lot development within the area known as Flinders in Esperance. Flinders is located adjacent to the coast at Bandy Creek between Ormonde Street, Goldfields Road, Daw Drive and the Bandy Creek Boat Harbour, and comprises approximately one hundred and twenty hectares of land.
Stage 1 (comprising 33 lots) was approved in 2004, Stage 2 (comprising 89 lots plus a 1ha, R40 multi-unit site) was approved in 2007. All lots in Stage 1 have been sold with 26 single residential lots and the 1ha R40 lot from Stage 2 still available for sale.
In 2017 Stage 3 (comprising 45 lots) received sub-division approval, however with a significant slow-down of residential property sales in Esperance over the past 2-3 years, development of this stage hasn’t proceeded at this point.
The proposed Stage 4 development comprises of sub-dividing the existing 1ha multi-unit site referred to above into 27 cottage sized lots available for individual sale. There have been several enquiries about the potential availability of lots of this size in Flinders over the past couple of years. 7 lots of a similar size were released as part of the original Stage 2 development, with all of them selling by auction within the first few months of being released.
Pursuant to Section 3.59 of the Local Government Act 1995, the Shire of Esperance provides notification that it intends to enter into a major land transaction through the subdivision development of Flinders (Stage 4). Submissions must be received in writing prior to 4pm, December 8, 2017 and be addressed to CEO, Shire of Esperance, PO Box 507, ESPERANCE, 6450.